Kenneth Ellwood Meals, 82 of Plain Grove Township, Volant, passed away at his residence on Friday, June 8, 2018, at 11:10 p.m.
Ken was born in Brady Township, Butler County, on Sept. 6, 1935, to Kenneth Leroy "Roy" Meals and Dorothy Juanita May Walls Meals. He married Lois Kamerer on Nov. 11, 1960. She preceded him in death on June 6, 2012.
Ken enjoyed life. Spending time with his family was his favorite activity. Ken called for square dances for more than 50 years. He was very active in his church and loved to dance. Ken and Lois enjoyed Western-style dancing with the Paws and Taws.
He retired from Copper Bessemer in Grove City in 1998. Ken was an Army veteran and a founding member of Hillcrest Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are three sons, Steven J. Meals (Elaine) of North Lima, Ohio, Alan K. Meals (Shana) of New Castle; Gary D. Meals (Beth) of Volant; two daughters, Cheryl L. Yute (Mike) of Mercer, Marie A. Canon (Mark) of West Middlesex; two sisters, Lila Book (Norman) of Butler and Joann Hines (Jesse) of Slippery Rock; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Kenneth Elwood, 82, of Volant.
Calling hours: 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (6-12-18) at the Smith Funeral Home, 421 New Castle St., Slippery Rock, and 1 p.m. until the time of service Wednesday (6-13-18) at the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, 5114 Perry Hwy., Volant.
Service: Funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday (6-13-18) at Hillcrest Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Steve Tipton presiding.
Interment: North Plain Grove Cemetery, Plain Grove Township, Lawrence County.
Published on June 11, 2018